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Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: wayne lapierre testifies before congress that making mentally unstable people submit to background checks before they can buy guns won't save lives because when it cops to lowering the bar this man has raised the bar. israel has and syria continues to massacre its own people. and egypt replaces the guy who replaced the guy from to years ago and this is why we have to bomb iran. gym nabors is gay as he happily marries his long-time partner. no surprise, no surprise, no surprise. today is the bird of president roosevelt gene hackman and dick cheney. and 43 years ago the beatles gave their last performance. which is too bad. if they had lip-synced they might have been invited to do the super bowl. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] whether or not good evening, i'm john fugelsang. thank you so much for joining us. coming up, chaos in the middle east and a mysterious israeli airstrike. the hits one mom is taking for daring to write her kids without god. and gomer pyle is now gomer pyle lgbt. but first gun laws are being discussed behind closed do
CBS
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
hauptmann he met at the cemetery and not someone who looked like john knoll or had a malformed thumb. so whom did condon really meet? if it was bruno hauptmann, then john knoll is not cemetery john. but there might be a more reliable source than condon to prove knoll was part of the plot. the kidnappers communicated with lindbergh through a series of 15 handwritten ransom notes. although some appear as though written by different authors the prosecution's handwriting experts determined they were penned by one person. and that writer was hauptmann. they compared the notes to letters hauptmann wrote to a mrs. begg. just as today, they focused on individual letter shapes the spacing between words, and the way letter pairs like "th" are made. in addition to these physical comparisons they pointed out that the notes were written as if by an immigrant. this is the first ransom note that was left in the nursery. "we warn you from making anyding public or for notify the police." it's an odd way of writing. the "dear sir" ends with an exclamation point. the dollar sign is put after the
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 11:00am PST
quote earlier today with senator john mccain over the war in iraq. >> will you please answer the question? will you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since until nam? were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> my reference -- >> are you -- the question is,
CBS
Jan 31, 2013 3:35am EST
someone inside the lindbergh household? john douglas: what we do know for sure is that the baby was put to sleep in that bedroom. narrator: john douglas, america's leading criminal profiler, is on the hunt for clues that could solve this notorious kidnapping. did the police... did they ever do a sketch? robert zorn: they did. and i've shown this to hundreds of people, and they all say the same thing-- "that's the guy." narrator: is there a new suspect in this old case? and can an amateur sleuth, a forensic pathologist a handwriting expert a veteran archivist and a master carpenter help john douglas finally solve the crime of the century? douglas: we owe it to the victims' families to know that the person who perpetrated this crime didn't get away with it. narrator: next on nova "who killed lindbergh's baby?" major funding for nova is provided by the following: supporting nova and promoting public understanding of science. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from: additional funding from: inspiring tomorrow's engineers and technolo
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:30pm PST
yesterday of a teenage girl. our report tonight from nbc's john yang. >> reporter: today family and friends mourned 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, killed yesterday in a quiet south side neighborhood less than a mile from president obama's chicago home. just last week, she was in washington for the inauguration as a member of her high school drill team. >> hurts to know that another good one is gone. >> she was shot once in the back as she huddled with a group of teens under a canopy, escaping the rain. >> she was with her crowd, the kids doing the right things, the kids with promising futures, trying to become somebody special. >> reporter: since saturday, chicago has reported 11 homicides, nine by gunshot. the toll on parents across the country is mounting. shirley chambers hangs up the suit she just bought for her son, ronnie, the suit he'll be buried in. 33-year-old ronnie chambers was killed on chicago's west side early saturday, shot in the head with what police say was an assault weapon. >> i thought sure ronnie was going to grow to be an old man. i really did. but god called h
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 11:00am EST
. >> let's take a listen. john mccain is just now questioning, so let's listen in. >> sure. >> great members of this committee who have contributed so much to our nation's defense. senator hagel, members of this committee will raise questions reflecting concerns with your policy positions. they're not reasonable people disagreeing, they're fundamental disagreements. our concerns pertain to the quality of your professional judgment and your world view on critical areas of national security including security in the middle east. with that in mind, let me begin with your opposition to the surge in iraq. 2006 we lost -- republicans lost the election and we began the surge, and you wrote a piece in "the washington post," quote, leaving iraq honorably. 2007 you committed -- you said it's not in the national interest to deepen its military involvement. in january of 2007 in a rather bizarre exchange with secretary rice in the foreign relations committee after some nonsense about syria and crossing the border into iran and syria because of the surge, then a reference to cambodia in 1970, you
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
john mccain. >> i expect a direct answer. >> i am not going to give you a yes or no. i will defer that to history. >> history has already made a judgment around the surge. your refusal to answer whether you were right or wrong will have an impact on my judgment as to whether to vote for your confirmation or not. >> i be the first enlisted man to serve as defense secretary. the committee has to schedule its vote and the full senate will take up the nomination. >> the outgoing secretary of state, hillary clinton, held her last official event today. >> it truly is a bittersweet moment. to leave this room for the last time as secretary of state. at an official event. it gives me great pride and pleasure to thank you and to know that the work will continue. i am very very grateful. thank you very much. >> senator john kerry was secretary of state yesterday. her last day on the job is to merge. she looks forward to taking some time for herself, she said. >> no charges are filed against patrick moran. he was caught in undercover video allegedly discussing the voter fraud plan. the video repor
NBC
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
political future politicaljohn leopold. -- the political future of john leopold. >> the county council began the process of removing him from office for good. on tuesday, he was found guilty on two charges of misconduct in office. >> he has been found guilty of a crime. from our perspective, it is over. the attorney general told reporters the removal is illegal. >> they have no authority to remove an official until the conviction is a matter of record. until the conviction is final. maryland's law is clear. the conviction becomes a matter -- maryland clear. >> the council plans to vote on the resolution on monday. there is an idea to amend the resolution saying he will be removed after his conviction. >> the majority of the council will resist the amendment. >> do you think you jumped the gun? >> we need to assert some leadership. >> another day of testimony in the murder trial of michael johnson, the man accused of killing felicia barnes. an inmate told the jury he saw the teen's. the most surprising testimony came from the medical examiner, who admitted there was no obvious e
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
number of republicans, including texas senator john cornyn, who has decided to make himself the de facto leader of the hagel opposition. >> the nomination of chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense has already done damage to the united states' credibility in its attempt to deny iran a nuclear weapon. >> hagel is also likely to face questions about his position on gay rights after his 1998 comments, criticizing a u.s. ambassador nominee as openly, aggressively gay. hagel apologized and that former adviser, james hormel, now supports hagel's nomination. but much of the opposition to hagel is rooted in his loud split with the republican party over the iraq war and skepticism about his willingness to use force. in an interview with cnn, vice president biden argued that hagel is no dove. >> the idea of getting engaged in a ground war, in a country that's in transition is not a precipitation any military man would suggest. >> in many ways, obama's pick of hagel, who he forged a relationship with in the senate, then traveled with to afghanistan and iraq in july of 2008, along with
NBC
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
targeted convoy bound for hezbollah militants in lebanon. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry gave a sometimes emotional good-bye speech to colleagues. >> standing here at this desk that once belonged -- at this desk that once belonged to president kennedy and ted kennedy. i can't help but be reminded that even our nation's greatest leaders and all the rest of us are merely temporary workers. >> kerry will be sworn in friday as the next secretary of state. white house spokesman jay carney said the president is praying for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton gunned down on tuesday. pendleton had performed with her high school band at last week's inauguration. a shocking revelation involving the notre dame football player manti te'o after talking to ronaiah sue soap poe was on the "today" show. >> was this a romantic relationship with you the answer was there. are you therefore gay, he said, well, if you put it that way, yes. >> dr. phil told him the hopester. >>> surfing a 100-foot wave off the coast of portugal. experts to looking to confirm the size of that wave. >>> the tug-of-war between
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm PST
, and you would look around and say i don't care what we're doing, whose got it better than us, john told me was a little ticked he brought that to the niners. >> the complete interview with the parents of jim and john harbaugh, coming up in sports. >> all right, dave. we'll catch up with him in about 15 minutes. stay with nbc bay area for complete super bowl coverage. we have the largest team of bay area photographers and reporters in new orleans, bringing you updated stories both on air and on line at nbcbayarea.com. >>> is $1 million enough? it's a record fine. cal osha says chevron should pay $1 million for the richmond refinery fire in october. but chevron plans to appeal. nbc bay area's terry mcsweeney is in richmond this evening with the new details. terry? >> reporter: yeah, good evening. according to cal osha, there wasn't anything more they could do. this is the largest fine they have ever proposed. it's also the largest they could possibly do under the circumstances, all because of what happened at this refinery in richmond on august 6th. according to cal osha report, a se
NBC
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am EST
latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the fight over the future of john leopold. the judge is expected to set a sentencing date today. >> the council is taking steps to have leopold forced from office. >> the council gathered yesterday to begin the process of removing leopold from office. he was convicted on two counts of misconduct. the council resolution that would oust leopold passed easily yesterday. the county attorney says removing him so soon may be illegal. his opinion centers around the word "conviction.' >> they have no authority to remove any official convicted of a crime until the conviction is a matter of record, until the conviction is final. maryland law is very clear. the conviction becomes a matter of record at the time of sentencing. >> the judge is expected to set the sentencing date. his conviction and never become final. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> testimony resumes in the murder trial for michael johnson. he is accused of killing phylicia barnes. an inmate said johnson confessed to killing her. a coroner admitted her decision was made by default because there
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm PST
vet elected to congress. and john saltz, an iraq war veteran and chairman of vote vets dot org. >> let me start with you, congressman. why are these senators today really arguing about president bush and president obama on foreign policy? >> they were, rev. and it was like neocon 101. they were relitigating the iraq war. the iraq war that had nothing to do with 9/1. the iraq war that diverted our attention from bringing bin laden to justice and just about $3 trillion. i mean, it's time to start nation-building at home. and i will tell you, chuck hagel, today should have been a historic day because he's the first enlisted man ever to become secdef. secretary of defense. now let me tell you something, too, they're trying to make him look weak. but look at what happened in 1999. chuck hag ergs l always puts his country first. muslims were getting murdered. it was the worst ethnic cleansing in europe since germany. and then president clinton said we're going to send our men and women into kosovo. he's one of only two republicans to do that. the man wears his heart on his sleeve for
KOFY
Jan 31, 2013 12:00am PST
in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanished. in the group was her twin brother, now 37 years old. >> hopefully someone who knows something will see it and will see that even after 24 years it is still the same whether it is 24 days or 24 months or 24
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am EST
amendment to the constitution limits what we can do about guns. >>> senator john mccain appeared at a breakfast in washington where he told a joke about himself and the low approval ratings of his colleagues. >> a guy ran up in the airport and say anybody tell you look like john mccain? i said, yeah. he says, doesn't it sometimes make you mad as hell? >> that's your morning dish of scrambles politics. >>> we tern to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning you to, bill. >> the last 48 hours have been a blur. so much cleanup to be done. now we're doing it in bitterly cold temperatures, too. the problem is all the way up through connecticut. look at these wind gusts. we just gusted to 52 miles per hour in hartford. 55 in bridgeport. that is enough to shake the house and wake a lot of people up. if you're driving at this hour, if you can, well, don't. wait another half hour. things will improve in connecticut. again, all of these really strong winds are now heading to boston. boston just clocked in. that is the highest i've seen in new england. 59 mil
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm PST
skating lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanished. in the group was her twin brother, now 37 years old. >> hopefully someone who knows something will see it and will see that even after 24 years it is still the same whether it is 24 days or 24 mo
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm EST
john and bank of america colleagues. out there and twitter land hash but playbook reckless and if i do it right the questions will pop up right here. i have my first tweet so we will try to do that and the tweets will pop up as week. now i would like to welcome to let it go's star manu raju. [applause] thank you for coming in. appreciated very much. with. with the gang of eight a secret was their detective work involved in covering it? >> yeah in terms of they didn't want to let on how much progress is being made behind the scenes. in washington whenever word starts leaking out of what is happening in the talks inevitably those talks blow up. so as they were negotiating this was happening at the time of the fiscal cliff negotiations much of the media focus was happening on the fiscal cliff, but throughout that period if the staff was meeting, the senators are meeting and they really only had the first meeting after the holidays was last wednesday when they were close to finalizing that agreement. it wasn't until over the weekend that they actually did finalize it and announced it on mo
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm EST
other over the iraq surge. as chuck hagel is challenged by john mccain. >> would you please answer the question? will you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? yes or no. >> my reference to the surge being -- >> the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straight forward question. >> well -- >> i would like to answer whether you are right or wrong, and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i am not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> let the record show you refuse to answer that question. now, please go ahead. >> well, if you would like me to explain why i -- >> i absolutely would like answer answer. yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. i think it's far more complicated than that. >> is this finally the year for immigration reform? president obama sits down with jose diaz bullart. >> i don't think that it should take many, many months. i think this is something that we should be able to get done certa
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00am PST
remember that virtual lovefest a week ago, that was john kerry's hearing for secretary of state, this is not like that. cnn's chief congressional correspondent dana bash is watching the hearings. and dana, i was watching some of your reporting earlier on. as these hearings began to unfold starting at 9:30 this morning. you said stoic, i you described the panel. you these were long-term old friends who had a very different tenor in this room today? >> that's right. and i think at least early on, the statement, opening statement from the top republican, hagel's fellow republican on this committee, his name is jim inhofe from oklahoma probably says it all when it comes to republican skepticism and outright criticism of chuck hagel. listen to what jim inhofe said about and to chuck hagel. >> though i respect senator hagel his record to date in the day demonstrate he is hob a staunch advocate of president's first term. retreating from america's global leadership role in shrinking the military will not make america safer. on the contemporary, it will embolden our enemy, ep danger our allies
Current
Jan 31, 2013 3:00am PST
place, and israel during an air strike deep inside of syria. john kerry said farewell to the senate. hilary's final day is tomorrow. and then brennan the next director of the cia, and we have a new senator of massachusetts, mo calen, i'm telling you, you need a program to identify all of the new players around here. and now for today's current news update early on the west coast here she is lisa ferguson. >> hey bill, good morning, everyone. nothing on the president's public schedule today just his usual daily briefing in the oval office. vice president biden has a relatively open day as well he is at teping a committee lunch at the capitol. as for the president's longer term schedule, though he is calling for immigration reform by year's end and maybe even as early as june. obama spoke with television stations yesterday and said he wants this taken care of within the first half of the year. the president unveiled his proposal for comprehensive immigration reform on tuesday. he said he will let congress consider the senate plan first. sit a bit less liberal than the president's idea
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
under water. . >> he's still getting paid but for how long. we'll explain the process of removing john leopold for the county executive office. >> it was excruciating pain. >> you've heard of it but do you really know what shingles is? . >> and helping out as we celebrate our purple flight. abc2 news starts now. >> we begin with what is happening outside. right now,look at this, this it was scene tonight. people all over trying to dodge rain and hold on to up l brel las. let's check in with meteorologist mike. >> i am optimistic that we'll get the heaviest of f is this rain to the east. we do have flash flooding north and west of town. it's i-70 throughout the whole city. we've been talking about rain fall from one to two inches accumulated and causing floosh flooding. we do have a-alerts in in effect north and west of the city and now the city is included. this goesinto effect through 4:30 in the morning. we have had reports of stranded motorists having to be rescued. we think another one niche of additional rain could fall from this storm. we turnwindy through to -- through the overn
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
my own brother. >> reporter: for mom and dad it was good back then. >> jim threw the pass to john and the loud speaker you could hear harbaugh to harbaugh! and i thought, oh, can it get any better than this? you know, i just thought what a neat thing to hear, you know, as a parent. >> reporter: but the high school gridiron is one thing. the super bowl? that is so off the charts different. >> i feel bad for the parents. >> reporter: julius and thomas jones know, they're brothers and both played in the envelope on opposing teams, both were running backs trying at the same time to set an nfl rushing record. >> whoever loses is, you're going to always be known as the brother that lost especially if it's the younger brother that beats the older brother. >> reporter: the jones brothers, they like having each other to root for. >> we played each other three times, each time he was on the field, i was all the way down the other end by myself. i didn't want to hear anybody, just wanted to watch him. >> really? so you were secretly cheering him on even though he was on the other team. >> re
SFGTV2
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am PST
half in the reception. which brings up the fact once again we have the amazing st. john event doing our food in the north light court. so, at the conclusion of this evening's event we ask you all join us in the north light court to enjoy a wonderful selection of food and wine and drinks. i'd also like to take a moment, of course, and thank mayor lee for once again extending the invitation to host the event here as well at city hall as well as our new city administrator naomi kelly who will be making remarks here promptly in a little bit. and thank them for their generous hospitality not only 230er this event but for this program because without their leadership and support the neighborhood department network would not exist. i'd also like to thank the folks at the city hall events team who every year make this event come together and make it a success. in addition, i'd like to also thank our sponsors. * once again, pg&e the fifth year in a row stepped up and become a major sponsor here for the neighborhood empowerment network. we have two new event sponsors this year. we have next d
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
a speedy recovery. the anne arundel council tonight is considering removing john leopold from office. he was found guilty on two counts of misconduct yesterday, but was acquitted of two other misconduct charges chief administrative officer john a man has been named acting county executive. >> daniel hermine wright was convicted yesterday for the shooting death of patricia and cook last february. he said that he acted in self- defense. last night, court officials found two dictionaries in the jury room, a violation of the judge's instructions. >> a 70-year-old gunman is on the run, suspected of a shooting in an arizona apartment complex that left one person dead and two people hurt. he walked into fusion contract centers and shot and killed steve singer. singer was the company's ceo. the other two victims had yet to be identified. they are in their 40's and are in critical condition. former arizona congressman gabrielle giffords spoke out today. she began saying that too many children are dying. >> you must act. the bold. the courageous. americans are counting on you. >> this is the f
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 1:05am PST
case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanished. in the group was her twin brother, now 37 years old. >> hopefully someone who knows something will see it and will see that even after 24 years it is still the same whether o 24 days or 24 months or 24 years . all we want is her home. >> as far as police are concerned it is an open and ac
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm EST
secretary of defense. earlier no one brought the heat like hagel's self-described old friend john mccain. >> were you correct in your assessment? >> well, i would defer to the judgment of history to sort that out, but -- >> the committee deserves your judgment as to whether you were right or wrong about the surge. >> i'll explain why i made those comments -- >> i want to know if you were right or wrong. that's a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> the surge assisted in the objective, but if we review the record a little bit -- >> will you please answer the question. were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam. were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> when given a chance to respond, here is what hagel said. >> the comment i made about the most dangerous foreign policy decision since vietnam was about not just the surge, but the overall war of choice going into iraq. >> that point found broad support in our latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll with nearly 6 in 10 americans sa
Current
Jan 30, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> jennifer: joining me now to discuss the hearings today on gun laws is john rosenthal, founder of stop handgun violence. he is coming to us from west newton massachusetts, john welcome back inside "the war room." >> thank you, jennifer >> jennifer: how effective can state and local laws be when federal laws are still so weak. >> massachusetts has proven you can be pretty darn effective. we have the most comprehensive gun flaws we're an urban industrial state. we have the lowest firearm fatality rate in the nation. and we border states that don't require background checks. but the bad news, jen, like you said, it's virtually the equivalent of a 9/11 attack every month and a half to two months in america. a classroom every three days is emptied from gun violence, and we are hearing that it is hard for members of congress to require a background check for gun sales? you need a background check to be a little league coach. but you don't need a background check to buy thousands of assault weapons from dealers every day if you want. and as a hunter -- duck hunters agree, and you license to d
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm EST
believe, senator. you used the term, could. >> former u.s. ambassador the ug. john bolton has concerns. >> the hearings are still going on, the chairman of the committee said they could go on tomorrow. but i don't think so far today chuck hagel has done himself much good. he had a very sharp exchange with senator lindsey graham of south carolina who asked what senators by name up here are intimidate bid the jewish lobby? senator hagel didn't want to name any. he had an even sharper exchange with john mccain, who said to him, i want to know specifically here whether you believe you were wrong in saying that president bush's surge in iraq was the stupidest thing done. he couldn't get an answer out of senator hagel in a hearing where chuck hagel had chance on the record to make his best case for his nomination, i don't think he has yet persuaded the key people he needs to get, particularly john mccain. >> any surprises? a lot of what i listened to -- saw john mccain giving him a thorough going-over -- i think a lot of people wanted to see that. any surprises? any one specifically
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm EST
questions, including one-time close friend, john mccain. >> i want to know if you were right or wrong. that's a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> reporter: that exchange centered on hagel's past opposition to the iraq surnl, a surge that mccain championed. >> no one individual vote, no one individual quote, no one individual statement defines me, my beliefs or my record. we must use all our tools of american power to protect our citizens and our interests. americans must engage in the world, not retreat from the world. >> reporter: for hours, one republican after another accused the former two-term nebraska senator of shading his true beliefs. among their concerns, past statements criticizing israel. >> do you think it's right that israel was committing a, quote, sickening slaughter as you said on the floor and senate. >> reporter: and intimidation about the pro israel lobby. >> name one person, in your opinion, who is intimidated by the israel lobby in the united states senate. >> i didn't -- the use of i
CBS
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
john miller, who say former deputy commissioner of the new york city police department, to join us from new orleans tonight. john, why is new york city enjoying record-low violence when the violence is so high in chicago, philadelphia, or new orleans? >> reporter: well, you look at new orleans. there's a celebration going on around here, but part of the reality is, this is one of the cities that leads the nation in murder, and the disparity, according to a police executive research forum study that brought all the police chiefs together was it's what happens to the arrests after they get to court. now, take new york. they have a three- to five-year mandatory minimum. that means that gun charge ends up in front of a judge, you're almost certain to go to jail for three years. in chicago, you've got a 50-50 chance you're not going to do any jail time almost. 33% of those cases are dismissed outright. >> pelley: so if you're caught with a gun in new york, whether you have used it in a crime or not, you're going to jail for three to five years, but not in chicago. >> reporter: but not i
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 5:30am EST
this thursday, last day of january, 31st. we have a lot to talk about, including john kerry's final farewell in the senate after three decades of service. we'll show you his emotional speech. plus, israel launches a rare strike inside the syrian border. coming up, a live report on what they were targeting and why. first, our top story here at 5:30 a.m. eastern time in new york city. we begin with the first congressional hearing on gun control since the shootings in newtown. gabby giffords who survived a shooting two years ago made an appearance before the senate judiciary committee reading off a page of handwritten prepared remarks, she urged congress to act now. >> too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. it will be hard, but the time now. you must act. be bold, be courageous. americans are counting on you. thank you. >> giffords husband mark kelly says expanding background checks should be a top priority but the nra's chief executive yesterday refused to give any ground. >> we know from what happened in tucson that if there was an effective background
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am PST
would be lovely. >>> welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. it's january, 31st. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. let's get started. the next target is the east coast. the long line of violent and deadly storms moves further east now. tornadoes, strong winds and flooding are all threatening the south. all the way up into new england now. the front has already led to a staggering 400 reports of severe wind, and also 20 tornadoes over two days stretching from texas to pennsylvania. among the hardest-hit spots, georgia, about 60 miles north of atlanta. a news crew for wsb witnessed a dramatic tornado touchdown. >> we could see circulation in the clouds right here. it looks like a tornado right near downtown cartersville at this moment. going towards i-75. again, a tornado. >> some more on what that twister left behind in a moment. so one person died as did a man in tennessee who we now know is 47-year-old vernon hartsell. he was killed when a tree fell on to a shed that he was inside. miguel marquez has more on the devastation and the cleanup. what can you tell us?
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm EST
that of course, is this. apple. down 14% in a month. and with more on apple, john fortt, in a minute. but first, seemo moa but first, seemo mo mody. >> we have seen the nasdaq outperform the dow and s&p the past couple of months. but this week the nasdaq underperforming the major ind disies. here are stocks that helped. first, dell, these companies will take over sun shares higher. a big winner in biotech space thanks to positive earnings and as oncology sprays, on a tear this month of 6%. other names that helped, vir tex, biogen, while apple did not give this month, other secretary oors helped keep the nasdaq afloat. >> seema, thank you very much. >>> fortress apple. john fortt has the story on a tough month for the big computer company. what do you say, john? >> tyler, let's take a walk down not so great memory lane. at least if you were apple. it says 2001, but we will say it is 2000. during the dot com bust, apple had its biggest drop in recent memory. down by more than half. that particular month. we will get to this january and say what is special about that. next on this lineu
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
out in john mccain's questioning, which is give me a yes or no answer, was the iraq surge a good idea? yoovl, it's a nuanced position. a yes or a month. it's a way of john mccain scoring a point for himself and also undermining chuck hagel's credibility. richard, the question is when you watch that exchange, does that work in terms of re-establishing republican bonefieds on foreign policy? >> look, john mccain has a lot of things going on. you know, he is losing relevance. he has lost some powerful positions in the senate. he has always played in the media space, right? the really curious actually compelling personal piece of this is that he and chuck hagel were friends. they campaigned together when he was on the effect paid in 2000. they were mavericks together against the establishment, and these two men have fallen apart dramatically, spectacularly in a way that john mccain does. when john mccain and actually john kerry were working on normalization on the p.o.w., m.i.a. question, john mccain almost came to blows with someone in his own party, with chuck grassley in iowa. he
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
. 6:06. time to talk about the big easy. good morning, john. what is happening? >> i am not going to lie, and the more bragging because it is downright chilly. no more bragging about the nice weather we had earlier this week. all of the activities and events are heating up just days before the game. performers like little wayne and snoop dogg will take the stage. from the balcony's of the french quarter the live music on jackson square and the cajun food on bourbon street, fans, players, in the media have experienced the big easy. >> the best way to describe it, it is like a creamy tone it meets a funnel cake -- donut meets a funnel cake. >> i have been running around kicking and throwing stuff. >> lance moore has advice for the ravens and 40 niner's themselves. -- 49ers. >> from the craze thay media day these are images many will never forget. other performers this weekend include rascal flatts and pit bull. perhaps the coolest will be the choir from sandy hook elementary. they will sing america the beautiful before the game on sunday. is it still snoop dogg? >> i remember he did go
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
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